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Jeff Thies, 23

University of Portland, Business Administration

Personal Bests: 

1,500m: 3:40.7 (NCAA Championships 2017)

Mile: 3:59.89 (Iowa State Classic 2019)

3,000m: 7:59 (UW Preview 2019)

5,000m: 14:00.5 (Hoosier Open 2017)

All American in the 1500m and cross country, Jeff led the Portland Pilots to their highest finish in program history at the 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championships. Holds the 1500m school record at the University of Portland.

Fun Facts: 

  • Follows more dogs than people on Instagram.

  • To this day, still regrets his Justin Bieber haircut from freshman year of high school.

  • Was outleaned by fellow Tinman, Kyle Medina, at a cross country meet when they were 16-years-old.

Social Media:

Instagram: @jeff_thies
Twitter: @jeff_thies